Contracting authorities are required to prepare and publish their first procurement strategies by 31 December 2016. The first procurement strategy must cover the remainder of the contracting authority’s 2016/17 financial year and its full 2017/18 financial year.
1. The SPPN ( Scottish Procurement Policy Note) provides details of how a contracting authority should notify Scottish Ministers of the publication of its procurement strategy.
2. All contracting authorities with an annual regulated procurement spend above or equal to £5 million must produce an organisational procurement strategy under section 15 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014…. read more